ID numberP10550.561
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Glass original postcard negative
MakerThuillier, Louis
Place madeFrance: Picardie, Somme, Vignacourt
Date madec 1916-1918
DescriptionPortrait of an unidentified Australian soldier wearing a tin helmet and sheepskin vest and mittens to ward off the winter cold. The winter of 1916-17 was one of the coldest on record for over a decade on the Somme.

From the Thuillier collection of glass plate negatives. Taken by Louis and Antoinette Thuillier in Vignacourt, France during the period 1916 to 1918.